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With HomeWord Plus+ you get trusted marriage and parenting resources (courses and monthly coaching webinars) for you and your entire congregation with unlimited access.
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Courses by Dr. Jim Burns
There are 18 courses in marriage, parenting, and personal life relationships (including 3 in Spanish) at your fingertips for everyone in your church to watch at their convenience. Each course includes a downloadable PDFWe've created a downloadable PDF to help you process and personalize the content of these courses. to help you follow along.
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Access to the HomeWord Monthly Parenting and Marriage Webinar for your entire congregation. Jim Burns brings together some of the finest marriage and parenting experts in the world to help coach, teach and answer questions.
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Doing Life With Your Adult Children: Interactive Digital CourseTambién en español
If you have an adult child, you know that parenting doesn’t stop when a child reaches the age of eighteen. In many ways, it gets more complicated. Both your heart and your head are as involved as ever, whether your child lives under your roof or rarely stays in contact. Parenting expert Dr. Jim Burns helps you navigate the toughest and the most rewarding parts of parenting your grown kids. Speaking from his own personal and professional experience, Burns offers practical answers to difficult questions. Included are positive principles on bringing kids back to faith, ideas on how to leave a legacy as a grandparent, and encouragement for every changing season. Doing Life with Your Adult Children is a unique resource on your changing role in a calling that never ends.
Doing Life With Your Adult Children: Seminar Course
This course is done seminar style with Jim covering 9 principles in 3 sessions. It’s great for getting this content in smaller bite-size pieces of 10 to 15 minutes per session. If you have an adult child, you know that parenting doesn’t stop when a child reaches the age of eighteen. In many ways, it gets more complicated. Both your heart and your head are as involved as ever, whether your child lives under your roof or rarely stays in contact. Parenting expert Dr. Jim Burns helps you navigate the toughest and the most rewarding parts of parenting your grown kids. Speaking from his own personal and professional experience, Burns offers practical answers to difficult questions. There are positive principles on bringing kids back to faith, ideas on how to leave a legacy as a grandparent, and encouragement for every changing season.
Teaching Your Children Healthy Sexuality: Seminar Course
All studies show that the more positive, healthy, sex education taught from home, the less promiscuous our kids will be. The problem is that most parents did not receive healthy sex education from their parents, so we don’t know what to say or how to communicate important Biblical values on this subject. This course will help you teach and encourage your kids to live a life of moral purity and integrity. Burns covers topics like the dangers of pornography, how culture affects our kids, developing a healthy sexuality, at what age to talk about what subject, dealing with flirting, modesty, and “how far is too far?” This course is for parents with kids of any age. Parents will also be introduced to and learn how to communicate the Purity Code. Teaching Your Kids Healthy Sexuality is a fast-paced, practical course that will give you confidence to help your kids face the ever-changing culture with a healthy, Biblical view of their sexuality.
Creating a Media Safe Home: Seminar Course
Media is one of the strongest influencers of our kids and many parents feel ill-equipped to build a media safe home. What about Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Snap Chat, Tik-Tok, Facebook, gaming, music, texting, sexting, and cell phone use and abuse? The greatest distributor of pornography is the mobile device and the average age a child views porn for the first time is 11 years old. Is it possible to create a media safe home? Jim Burns believes you can. It’s easier to start early, but it’s never too late. In this course, Jim Burns will tackle the practical questions about media and help you develop media, music, and movie contracts with your kids. This fast-paced course is filled with laughter, inspiring media, a Biblical perspective on media as well as practical ideas and information you need to help your kids make wise decisions about media and technology.
Confident Parenting: Seminar Course
Confident Parenting is an excellent strategy for raising responsible kids to make healthy decisions. Unfortunately, most people parent their kids by circumstance and chance. This course offers a comprehensive approach to developing a healthy God-honoring parenting philosophy. You will also learn a strategy to create a healthy family atmosphere. If you are a totally confident parent, this course is not for you! If you are sometimes humbled by the task of raising your kids to become responsible adults, then this course is for you! Whether you are a couple, a single parent, or a grandparent – this lively and informative course will encourage you and provide you with the help you need to become a confident parent. Parents can become more confident as they develop a healthy plan for the family.
Generation to Generation: Seminar Course
Raising children and teens to know and love God is a parent’s duty, privilege, and perhaps the most rewarding achievement in life! One of the deepest desires of parents today is to help provide a legacy of faith for their family and the Generation-to-Generation course will give you the practical tools to make that happen. You don’t have to be knowledgeable in the Bible to help your kids grow in faith. You just need a willing heart and a desire to see growth and your influence will last for generations to come.
Building Healthy Morals and Values: Seminar Course
Popular culture continues to change and challenge us for authority and influence over our kids. This course will help parents, student ministry leaders, children’s workers and counselors develop a strategy for guiding kids towards healthy choices in such areas as entertainment, sexuality, substance abuse and creating a media-safe home. The decisions kids make today will often affect them for the rest of their lives. Young people experience so much so young. During this course parents will develop a plan for presenting positive, value-centered sex education, focus on the prevention of drug and alcohol use and abuse, and get a handle on the rapidly changing media and technology. You will create a family guide and contract for TV, movies, music, and media. This seminar will also provide parenting insights to help your kids navigate through the constantly changing culture.
Understanding Your Teen: Seminar Course
Teenagers are growing up in a very different world than even the previous generation. They are in transition between childhood and adulthood. They are seeking autonomy and at the same time still quite dependent on their family. In this seminar course we will explore “Who is that stranger in your house?” and talk about what they are going through in life. We will look at how to be a more effective parent and how to connect with our kids in this important stage in life. This seminar course won’t give you all the answers but will be a wonderful road map to help successfully guide your kids through the rough waters of adolescence. This seminar is perfect for parents of pre-teens, teens, and even young adults.
Understanding Your Teen: Interactive Digital CourseTambién en español
Jim gives content and take questions from a live audience of parents of teens. Family expert Jim Burns provides a handy guide for parenting teens. For teens to become responsible adults, parents need to help them grow through developmental changes to attain a healthy self-identity, establish good relationships, make wise decisions, and grow in their relationship with God. Burns shows how parents can shape behavior and character, navigate social media challenges, and communicate and resolve conflict healthily. He also tackles the realities of our day, including cyberbullying, dating violence, self-injury, depression, and much more. Whether you’re facing serious troubles or need simple tips for a better family life, this book offers help and hope. There are 6 sessions in this online course accompanied with videos and discussion questions.
Creating an Intimate Marriage: Seminar Course
For most couples, developing intimacy and drawing closer together doesn’t come easy. However, it is very possible to refresh and improve your marriage. In this course, you will learn to set the mood, tone, and atmosphere in your relationship and to rekindle romance as well as work on the issues that can keep a marriage from thriving. If you have ever felt your marriage becoming stale, this course is for you. It is presented in a fun, enjoyable, practical, and grace-filled manner. You will laugh, be inspired with great tools for a deeper relationship.
First Few Years of Marriage: Interactive Digital CourseTambién en español
Dr. Jim Burns and Doug Fields give content and take questions from a live audience of couples in the first few years of marriage. Every marriage needs to be built on a strong foundation if it’s going to last a lifetime. This course is a companion to the book which gives you the tools you need to build a long-lasting marriage—the one you imagined when you dreamed of being married one day. There are 6 sessions in this online course accompanied by videos and discussion questions.
Positive Adaptability in Your Marriage and Relationships: Seminar Course
When you change the emotional climate of your marriage through improved communication and intimacy, your relationship is better in every way. Although there are no secret formulas or magic wands to create a successful relationship, three traits shine above the rest. Jim will share life-changing principles that can benefit every relationship. You will learn important principles like: “Does it Really Matter?” and “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” The personal breakthrough for Jim was when a mentor of his told him that “communication is a learned trait.” This one thought can make the difference between a marriage that thrives or a marriage that just survives.
The Virtual "Refreshing Your Marriage" Conference
The Refreshing Your Marriage Conference is now available to everyone as an online experience! This includes six full sessions with speakers Dr. Jim Burns, Doug Fields, and Megan Hutchinson. Access the RYM conference on your own timeline, learning how to prioritize your marriage in a busy world. You will learn things like: Caring for the Soul of Your Marriage, Tiny Changes Create Remarkable Results, Writing Your Own Love Story, Making Moments Matter in Your Marriage, How to Improve Your Sex Life, Wedlock or Gridlock: Tools for Better Communication, What Busy Has in Common and The Promise.
Have Serious Fun And 12 Other Principles to Make Your Life Count: Seminar Course
C.S. Lewis once said, “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. Have Serious Fun is a course all about the key principles to help you thrive with your family, relationships, and leadership. This course is done in a creative, interactive way to introduce life-changing lessons on practical topics like: It’s the Pain of Discipline or the Pain of Regret, Your Family is More Important Than Your Vocation, If the Devil Can’t Make You Bad, He Will Make You Busy, Attitude is Everything, Practice Thank Therapy, Find Replenishing Relationships, Set Excellent Goals…Create Workable Habits, Glorify and Enjoy God While Serving Him Forever.
Monthly Webinars with Key Leaders in Marriage and Parenting
Everyone in your church or organization will have access to the monthly HomeWord coaching and mentoring webinar. Jim Burns brings together key leaders in the field of parenting and marriage each month to coach, mentor and take questions in this interactive webinar. Recent Guests include:
- Les and Leslie Parrot – Improving Your Marriage
- Albert Tate – Talking with Your Children about Racial Reconciliation
- Kristen Ivy – Parenting Kids 10 and Under
- Doug and Cathy Fields – Marriage and Parenting
Your Children About Racial Reconciliation
Pastor, Fellowship Monrovia
“We are so grateful for all that HomeWord does to support us and the next generation.”
Kelly and Michelle McCoy
Ministry Leaders, Actress
“As we are launching family ministry in Southern Africa, the courses have been priceless to set us up for success in reaching out to parents. Thank you for your support to help families succeed in Africa.”
Family Ministry Leader, Zimbabwe
"Jim Burns is a trustworthy voice on family issues…always practical, insightful and biblical. Jim has a good message for this great mission. "
New York Times Best Selling Author, Oak Hills Church
"Dr. Jim Burns teaches us that we can either recover from our negative family patterns or repeat it. HomeWord Plus+ content is filled with hope and healing."
Parenting and Marriage Expert and Best Selling Author
"Jim Burns is a gift. Over the years, his upbeat personality, wise counsel, and grounded insights have added incredible value to my personal growth, my marriage to Leslie, and my professional work."
Dr. Les Parrott
#1 New York Times Best Selling Author of "Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts"
“Jim Burns’ content is chock full of essential principles for living life well, along with practical lessons for health, balance, and success."
NBA Hall of Fame and Author of "Revolutionary Leadership"
“Jim Burns will immediately shape your most important decisions and set you on a better trajectory in your life, relationships, and faith.”
Ph.D, Chief of Leadership Formation at Fuller Seminary , Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute, and Co-Author of "3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager"
“When you spend time with Jim Burns, you quickly realize that he’s someone you want to hang out with -- a lot. So many of my favorite conversations include Jim around the table and so much of what I’ve learned in life comes from his influence.”
Founder and CEO Orange and reThink
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